Tag: Family Lawyer

Understanding Entitlement Factors

According to ARS 25-319, “the court may grant a maintenance order for either spouse if it finds that the spouse seeking maintenance: Factor #1 “The spouse seeking maintenance lacks sufficient property to supply for his/her reasonable needs.” The law does not explicitly define what constitutes “sufficient property,” but the courts have provided some guidance. It […]

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Written by on September 19, 2021

Third-Party Visitation

What does a Third-Party mean? A third-party is a person who is not the child’s legal parent; this can include grandparents, other relatives, or even family friends. This person can complete a petition to obtain legal decision-making authority (custody) over a minor child. For the Court to consider the petition for 3rd party rights to […]

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Written by on August 7, 2021

Grounds for Parental Termination in Arizona

When a child lives in conditions that threaten his physical and mental condition, anyone close to him can petition that his parents be deprived of their rights.  Grounds for Parental Termination in Arizona Arizona Revised Statute §8-533(B) provides the following grounds for termination: The parent abandoned the child. The parent neglected or abused the child. The […]

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Written by on July 30, 2021

Utilizing Mediation in Family Law Cases

Utilizing Mediation in Family Law Cases Family law cases can be stressful and emotional. When the end of a relationship is involved, not to mention minor children’s lives, emotions are bound to get involved. However, it is not always the best idea to take a case before a judge and put everyone through lengthy litigation. […]

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Written by on May 28, 2021

5 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Lawyer During the First Consultation

Going through any family law matter can be a stressful and confusing situation. Unless someone has been through the situation before, that person may not know where to start. Below are 5 questions to ask your divorce lawyer, a few tips to help guide someone going through this situation, and hopefully help them know what […]

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Written by on March 22, 2021